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Pappas Telecasting Companies
Pappas Telecasting Companies Promotes Mark Hodorowski to Corporate Director of Promotion
FRESNO, Calif., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pappas Telecasting Companies, the largest privately held, commercial television broadcast group in the United States, today announced that Mark Hodorowski, Creative Services Director of the company's Fresno Fox affiliate, KMPH-TV, has been promoted to the newly created position of Corporate Director of Promotion. The appointment is effective immediately. In his new position, Mr. Hodorowski will oversee the promotions departments of all of Pappas Telecasting's English-language television and radio stations. He will report to Howard H. Shrier, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the company's TV Stations Group.
GlassKote USA, LLC
GlassKote USA Launches `Living Colors for Glass' from Down Under
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GlassKote USA, LLC appointed exclusive U.S. importer and distributor by GlassKote Australia. GlassKote(tm) is an exciting architectural and design finish for glass providing over 10,000 vivid colors and sensational finishes. Structured as a joint venture with the manufacturer in Australia, the U.S. Company is now making GlassKote available in the USA for the first time. GlassKote makes its debut in May at the American Institute of Architects Exposition in Las Vegas.
A Compelling Novel About Four Sisters Caught in the Korean War
PETALUMA, Calif., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Four talented sisters compete for the attention of their adored father. They were educated in different international schools in Shanghai and treat each other with the colonial arrogance acquired from their schoolmates. When the Communists sweep through China, their family flees to Korea. Within months, the Korean War begins. Accustomed to wealth and privilege, the Lees become penniless refugees. Paul Selinger's Trigrams is a sweeping portrayal of a family caught in a whirlpool of fierce passions within and beyond itself. This book, which garnered first honorable mention in the 2001 American Women's PEN novel writing contest, grips the reader from the first sentence till the end.
BICO, Inc. and Drucker and Falk, LLC Sign Agreement to Pilot Video WebPhone
DOVE CANYON, Calif., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BICO, Inc. (OTCBB:BIKOE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Drucker and Falk, LLC, a third party fee manager of apartment homes, to pilot its WebPhone product line at a number of selected locations. Drucker and Falk is listed as one of the National Multi-Housing Council's top 50 largest fee managers, overseeing nearly 27,000 apartment homes across the Southeastern United States.
Medtronic Settles Patent Dispute With Cytomedix
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB:CYME) today announced that Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) has agreed to settle a patent dispute and has been granted a license for its key 'Knighton' patent (US Patent No. 5,165,938 and corresponding patents in other countries) for all applications of its autologous platelet releasate therapy.